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7 April 2020

Update about Coronavirus (Covid-19): A sad day, highest daily number of Covid-19 deaths in the UK and hope for our young people as we launch a new youth empowerment digital platform - From Mayor Rokhsana Fiaz 7 April 2020

Dear Newham Resident,

It’s been another dreadful day in the Coronavirus cr
isis: the UK has experienced its highest daily number of recorded deaths, with ...
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6 April 2020

Update about Coronavirus (Covid-19): 530 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Newham and help track Covid-19 by becoming a citizen scientist and downloading King's College tracking app - From Mayor Rokhsana Fiaz 6 April 2020

​Dear Newham Resident.

Today marks week three of ‘Lockdown Britain’. In the past 24-hours, 24 million people tuned in to listen to The Queen reassure ...
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4 April 2020

Update about Coronavirus (Covid-19): She was 5-years old as 708 deaths in the UK confirmed the highest number so far reported in a single day - From Mayor Rokhsana Fiaz 4 April 2020

​Dear Newham Resident,

While someone in our borough listened to the birds, basked in some momentary sunshine and breathed fresh air during their allocated ...

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3 April 2020

Update about Coronavirus (Covid-19): NHS Nightingale opens in Newham on a day of mixed emotions as confirmed cases rise to 409, two nurses die and we make sure we keep the council running through this crisis - From Mayor Rokhsana Fiaz 3 April 2020

​Dear Newham Resident,

It has been a day of mixed emotions and stark reminders as Public Health England recorded 409 confirmed cases of the virus confirmed ...

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2 April 2020

Update about Coronavirus (Covid-19): Tonight at 8pm we #ClapForOurCarers as confirmed cases in Newham rises to 370 - From Mayor Rokhsana Fiaz 2 April 2020

Today we heard from the Health Secretary, Matt Hancock, about the government’s new goal of 100,000 tests a day by the end of this month confirming that ......Read more